Towns and Communities - Past and Present

Austwell Bayside

Bonnie View

Carlos Rancho

Church Station

Copano Cranell Greta
Inari Mariana Maudlowe Old St. Mary's
Refugio Tivoli Vidaurri Woodsboro
Index of Landmarks and Vanished Communities
Postmasters and Post Offices of Refugio Co. 1847 to 1930

Geographical Features - GNIS
This is a complete list of place names in Refugio Co., with links to maps.


Historical Homes in Refugio County

There are many historical homes located in Refugio County.  The majority of the links below are to details of the homes on Refugio County's Historical Tour webpage.  There are also links to photos and these photos came from the September 30, 1979, issue of the Corpus Christi Caller, or the 1934 issue of the Refugio Timely Remarks unless otherwise indicated.
 The original owners of the homes were:

Carl Baumgartner
1934 Image

Daniel Fox - History

W.W. Harkins
1934 Image

Clinton Heard

Fannie V. W. Heard - Oaklawn - History
Newspaper Image - 1979
1937 Photo Contributed by Brian Heard
Henry Heard
1934 Image
Wilson Heard - History
1934 Image
Frank Jecker - History
Newspaper Image #1 - 1979      Newspaper Image #2 - 1979
Rose Lambert - History

John Filmore Linney - History

La Rosa Ranch
Linked with permission of Andy Rooke.

Oscar Mitchell - History

John J. O'Brien - History
Newspaper Image 1979

O'Brien Ranch House - History

Philip Power - History

Dr. John S. Ragland - History

Frank Booth Rooke - South of Refugio - History

Ben Shelton - History

George Strauch - History

John Howland Wood House - History
Early View of House and Wharf
Old Postcard

Mary Frances Power Woodworth - History
Irish Architecture - Ballygarrett

Agnes West - History
Newspaper Image 1979

Zarsky - History




Our Lady of Refuge Church - History


Oil Fields

    The following are the results of a GNIS search and are included because oil and gas fields often took the name of  land owners or water sources.


Bonnie View Oil Field

Copano Bay Oil and Gas Field

Fagan Oil Field

Fox Oil Field

Greta Oil Field
"Greta Field, other blowouts talked about at folklore meeting"
by Henry Wolff of the Victoria Advocate, March 31, 2002

Huff Oil Field
La Rosa Oil Field Lake Pasture Oil Field Melon Creek Oil Field
Mission River Oil and Gas Field Refugio Oil Field Roche Oil and Gas Field
Tom O'Connor Oil Field  

West Vidaurri Oil Field



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